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The LowLine

Found24. September 2012
By: John Hill
After raising more than $150,000 on Kickstarter, James Ramsey and Dan Barasch are one step closer to transforming an abandoned trolley terminal in Manhattan's Lower East Side into the LowLine.

Museum Without Walls by Jonathan Meades

Film24. September 2012
By: John Hill
Museum Without Walls, a book by British cultural critic Jonathan Meades publihsed on September 28, directs ire at architects. Here he talks about some issues and places featured in the book.

URBANSCREEN Q&A

Insight24. September 2012
By: John Hill
Mesmerized by URBANSCREEN's performance on the shells of the Sydney Opera House, we contacted the team to ask them about their background, how they work, what they hope to accomplish, and where they see themselves heading next with their "architectural projections."

Solar by Foscarini

Products24. September 2012
By: John Hill
Solar is a new indoor and outdoor lamp designed by Jean Marie Massaud for Italian lighting company Foscarini.
Japanese architect Kazuyo Sejima has been named as the first architecture mentor in the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative.
The former New York Times and New Yorker architecture critic will receive the 14th Vincent Scully Prize from the National Building Museum.
The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced that Rem Koolhaas will receive the 2012 Jencks Award.
The Museum of Modern Art and Columbia University have jointly acquired the archives of Frank Lloyd Wright.
On September 22 the Rudy Ricciotti and Mario Bellini-designed Department of Islamic Art at the Louvre opens under an undulating roof of glass and golden mesh.

Storefronts for Architects

Insight10. September 2012
By: John Hill
World-Architects.com presents a short international survey of architecture offices occupying ground-level storefrtont offices, stemming from vacant retail spaces and a growing desire to engage with the life on the street, among other reasons.